“Christianity affirms that at the heart of reality is a Heart, a loving Father who works through history for the salvation of His children. Man cannot save himself, for man is not the measure of all things and humanity is not God. Bound by the chains of his own sin and finiteness, man needs a Savior.” –Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Kindergarten classes celebrated Martin Luther King's birthday with a culminating "Peace March" throughout the school. We discussed MLK's dream of equality for all people in a peaceful world. The students designed signs and held them up for everyone to see as they sang the song about "Freedom". The students really enjoyed the "Peace March" and what a great way to use all our smarts to experience one of our famous Americans, Martin Luther King, Jr.
This farewell speech, given on the night before Martin Luther King (January 15th 1929 - April 4th 1968) was assassinated, is not only superbly composed but superbly spoken. It lacks nothing. Note Dr. King's enunciation, energy, passion, physical simplicity, dramatic use of pauses, expressiveness, variety of emotion and depth of relaxation. This is public speaking at its best